The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Wireless 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +2.89%  

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 28 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 17.14% 12.84% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 25
Median daily rate £360 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £190 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £14.08 £21.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.97% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Chester

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireless in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Chester

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) iPad

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft